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History of Faribault

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An exhibit on the history of the town of Faribault, from the 19th century until today.

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History of Muslims in the US and Minnesota

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Muslims in Minnesota are a diverse group that includes recent immigrants and those already established in Minnesota and they represent a variety of racial, ethnic and national backgrounds.

Hmong Religiosity and Shamanism In The Twin Cities

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This exhibit explores Hmong Shamanism and related ritual practices in Minnesota.

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Joint Religious Legislative Coalition

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Interfaith political advocacy organization between Protestants, Catholics, Jews, and Muslims

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Masjid An-Nur

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During one of my site visits to Masjid An-Nur, I was outside the mosque taking pictures when an African-American woman walking by smiled at me and said, “Assalamu’ alaikum my sister.” Thinking she mistook me for someone else, I did not respond. However, a few minutes later, I received the same…

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Minnesota Hindu Milan Mandir

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The Minnesota Hindu Milan Mandir is a small Hindu temple located in a serene oasis within the suburban neighborhood of Eagan, Minnesota. Formally, it is a branch of the Bharat Sevashram Sangha, which is a Hindu school founded in 1917 in what is now Bangladesh. The school was established by Swami…

Muslim Community Center of Minnesota

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The Masjid Al-Rahman, or Muslim Community Center, is located in Bloomington, a medium sized city in Minnesota, south of Minneapolis, finding its roots in 1992 and officially opening in 1999.

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Muslim Funerals and Burials in the Twin Cities

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The presence of Muslims in Minnesota can be traced back as far as the 1880s. While the history of Muslims in the state is long standing, this population remained relatively small until the 1990s with the arrival of thousands of Somali refugees. Today, Muslims represent a significant part of…

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